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CROSS BORDER GOVERNANCE IN ASIA

Cross-Border Governance in Asia

Regional Issues and Mechanisms

17 Mar 2011
Rapid globalization has led to increased flows of capital, services, ideas, information and people between countries. Problems that face one nation often have a rippling impact throughout the region and globally. This growing list of cross-border challenges cannot be resolved by isolated policy a...
DARK SIDE OF GLOBALIZATION

The Dark Side of Globalization

17 Feb 2011
Globalization has brought many benefits, including the reduction of poverty in several countries. But it also has a dark side: the unleashing of negative forces as a result of the compression of time and space made possible by modern technology. From arms trafficking in West Africa through armed ...
REVIEW INFO TECHN COMM DEV #14 (A)

Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia, Issue 14 (Arabic language)

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Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia (Arabic)
21 Sep 2011
This issue of the Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia addresses the reality and prospects of the Free and Open Source Software in the Arab region, with a focus on its impact on development, which is manifested in giving opportunities to build local ...
REVIEW INFO TECHN COMM DEV #13 (A)

Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia, Issue 13 (Arabic Language)

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Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia (Arabic)
18 Nov 2010
This issue of the Bulletin of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia contains a review and analysis of the status of information society in the ESCWA region four years after the World Summit for Information Technology, through a follow-up of the implementation o...
POLITICAL VIOLENCE SOUTH & SOUTHEA

Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia

Critical Perspectives

30 Nov 2010
This volume explores the sources and manifestations of political violence in South and Southeast Asia and the myriad roles that it plays in everyday life. It considers and critiques the manner in which political violence is understood and constructed, and the common assumptions that prevail regar...
BUILDING TRUST IN GOVERNMENT ASIA

Building Trust in Government

Innovations in Governance Reform in Asia

7 Jul 2010
The ability of governments and the global community to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, ensure security, and promote adherence to basic standards of human rights depends on people's trust in their government. This book seeks to answer many of the questions raised in reference to means of...
ENGAGING CIVIL SOCIETY DEM GOVERN

Engaging Civil Society

Emerging Trends in Democratic Governance

7 Jul 2010
The rapid pace of globalization has led to the increasing interdependence of member states of the United Nations to achieve sustainable development objectives, including the eradication of extreme poverty, environmental protection, access to basic services and livelihoods and the promotion of eco...
UN GLOBAL COMPACT LOC NETW 2010

United Nations Global Compact Local Network Report 2010

Local Network Report 2010

1 Dec 2011
The United Nations Global Compact Local Network Report 2010 sheds light on the ways in which the Local Networks have carved out a place for themselves to spread the Global Compact message in their communities and countries as they prod companies into action. Using charts, graphs and accompanying ...
WORLD E-PARLIAMENT RPT 2010

World E-Parliament Report 2010

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World e-Parliament Report
21 Sep 2011
The findings presented in this publication are based on the results of the Global Survey of information and communication techonologies (ICTs) in Parliaments conducted by the Global Centre for ICTs in Parliament between July and November 2009, to which 134 parliamentary assemblies responded. The ...
COMPENDIUM INNOVAT E-GOV V3

Compendium of Innovative E-government Practices (Volume III)

Volume III

1 Sep 2010
Government’s use of the Internet has revolutionized the speed and effectiveness of government service delivery and public administration. The Compendium is a compilation of recent case studies of innovative e-government solutions, services and applications. It does not promote one solution over a...
UN E-GOVERNMENT SURVEY 2010

United Nations E-Government Survey 2010

Leveraging E-Government at a Time of Financial and Economic Crisis

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United Nations E-Government Survey
15 Jun 2010
The theme of the 2010 Survey is how to leverage e-Government in the current financial and economic crisis. The crisis presents a major challenge for UN Member States' attainment of national development goals. The Survey explores the potential of e-Government, focusing on its relationship with gov...
WORLD PUBLIC SECTOR RPT 2010

World Public Sector Report 2010

Reconstructing Public Administration after Conflict Challenges, Practices and Lessons Learned

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World Public Sector Report
24 May 2010
The main objective of the 2010 World Public Sector Report is to analyze challenges, strategies and practices in rebuilding public administration after conflict. It is unique in that it provides key lessons learned about transforming governments to promote peaceful coexistence, sustainable develop...
DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH PARTICIPATION

Democracy in the South

Participation, the State and the People

26 Apr 2010
Traditionally, studies on democracy have focused on the orthodox so-called Northern models of democratic governance, and within this framework, the extent to which Southern models are considered democratic. Democracy in the South is the first truly international collaboration that draws attention...
UN JUSTICE REFORM GOVERN OPERATION

United Nations Justice

Legal and Judicial Reform in Governance Operations

23 Apr 2010
At the end of the 20th century, and at the dawn of the 21st, the United Nations was tasked with the administration of justice in territories placed under its executive authority, an undertaking for which there was no established precedent or doctrine. Examining the UN’s legal and judicial reform ...
ANALISIS MEDICION DE LA INCLUSION

Análisis y Medición de la Inclusión Social en un Contexto Global

2 Feb 2011
The objective of the study is to serve as a guiding framework for policymakers, researchers and practitioners interested in developing practical tools for evidence-based policymaking, impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation in the area of social inclusion. It provides guidance on how to deve...
ANALYSE ET MESURE INTEGRAT SOCIALE

Analyse et Mesure de L'Intégration Sociale dans un Contexte Mondial

9 Mar 2011
The objective of the study is to serve as a guiding framework for policymakers, researchers and practitioners interested in developing practical tools for evidence-based policymaking, impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation in the area of social inclusion. It provides guidance on how to deve...
AFRICAN SECURITY GOVERNANCE

African Security Governance

Emerging Issues

22 Apr 2010
Africa faces a seemingly ever-increasing range of security challenges. This book is a result of research carried out over a number of years by the Southern African Defense and Security Management Network (SADSEM) on many of these new and emerging security issues, in cooperation with the Danish In...
REVIEW INFO TECHN COMM DEV #11 (A)

Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia, Issue 11 (Arabic language)

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Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia (Arabic)
11 Nov 2009
This issue tackles cyberspace legislation and its role in strengthening confidence in electronic services. It contains an overview of the status of cyberspace legislation in the ESCWA region underlining its shortcomings and available means for addressing them. It also reviews the progress achieve...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2009

The Least Developed Countries Report 2009

The State and Development Governance

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Least Developed Countries Report
15 Aug 2009
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are a group of countries that have been classified by the United Nations as least developed in terms of their low GDP per capita, their weak human assets and their high degree of economic vulnerability. This Report argues that the impact of the global economic...
INSTRUM L

Les Instruments de l'état de Droit dans les Sociétés Sortant d'un Conflit

Valorisation des Enseignements Tirés de l'Expérience des Tribunaux Mixtes

10 Mar 2009
La publication Valorisation des Enseignements tirés de l’expérience des tribunaux mixtes explore les moyens de conférer aux tribunaux mixtes le mandat et le soutien politique voulus pour accroître l’efficacité de leur apport au renforcement des systèmes juridiques et permettre à l’administration ...